If you require any vaccinations relating to foreign travel you need to fill in a form available from the surgery. An appointment will then be made to suit your needs with a practice nurse. It is important to fill in the form as early as possible to allow assessment to take place.
Information about countries and vaccinations required can be found on the links below:
Which travel vaccines are free?
The following vaccines are available on the NHS at the surgery.
Please make an appointment at least 2 weeks before travel to allow sufficient time for the vaccines to work.
- Polio (given as a combination: diphtheria/tetanus/polio jab)
- Hepatitis A
These vaccines are free because they protect against diseases thought to represent the greatest risk to public health if they were brought into the country.
Which travel vaccines will I have to pay for?
The following travel vaccines and anti-malarial medications are not available at the surgery as they are not available on the NHS.
You will need to make an appointment at a private travel clinic for assessment at least 6 weeks before travel.
- Hepatitis B
- Japanese encephalitis
- Meningitis vaccines
- Tick-borne encephalitis
- Tuberculosis (TB)
- Yellow fever
Yellow fever vaccines are only available from designated centres.